It’s a pretty good barometer of Tony voting: The Outer Critics Circle Awards.
The producers promise a re-energized, re-invigorated, re-written show. How about one that makes sense?
A funny thing happened on the way to the Tony nominations this year: Several guys known for being funny were not nominated.
With Tony nomination week behind us, let’s take a little break from the glare (and expense) of Broadway. Because there’s plenty of good theatre to be experienced off-Broadway, as well. And the drinks are cheaper, too.
If it was up to WCBS 880’s Jim Taylor, Frances McDormand would take the winning statue.
The best revival of a musical is between just two venerable shows: the old-timey pleasures of the Cole Porter-packed Anything Goes versus the over-rehearsed self-conscious How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
The big story out of the Tony nominations this year: 14 nominations for Book of Mormon, the outlandish yet traditional musical. It is perhaps a shoe-in for the most coveted Tony award.